Lot 81 (Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Venerable), 24th November 2020)
Sold for £3,000
model in good overall condition, plexiglass case now showing signs of fatigue and no longer fit for purpose.
We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of this property. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Charles Miller Ltd is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.
A 1:125 SCALE BUILDER'S PRESENTATION MODEL FOR M.S. MARTHA BAKKE, BUILT FOR KNUT KNUTSEN BY AKTIEBOLAGET YACHT GOTAVERKEN, SWEDEN, 1960
the 48in. fibreglass hull with bilge keels and boarding companionway, grey decks with painted fittings as appropriate, rigged mast with derricks, cranes, white superstructure with lined wooden decks, covered lifeboats in davits and other details, mounted on turned wooden columns to display base with a plexiglass cover, overall measurements -- 19½ x 55½ x 10in. (49.5 x 141 x 25.5cm.)
Whilst enjoying a career typical of the time, in 1970 this vessel was partially converted to receive containers as this new method grew in popularity. In 1983 she was sold and renamed Knut Supporter and broken up two years later.
Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Venerable), 24th November 2020
Mercantile : 1-98
Naval : 101-179
Instruments : 181-295
Printed catalogues available at £20 (+P&P)
THIS SALE WILL BE CONDUCTED LIVE ONLINE ONLY
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